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Golden Opportunity Days

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Golden Opportunity Days are a chance for primary school students in the Corinda SHS catchment area to explore the range of Excellence and other enrichment programs our school has to offer. These days focus on higher order thinking, critical thinking and collaboration.

These days are an experience for primary school students to feel more comfortable in a high school environment and gain practice in a number of unique subject areas. 

Please register your interest to attend one of our highly regarded Golden Opportunity Days using the registration forms below. Please note, only the first 25 students will be accepted into each program.

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2022 Programs of Excellence

3 August 2022 (Term 3 Week 4)

This session is a workshop for students interested in trialling for the Dance Program of Excellence in 2024.
Students will participate in a range of workshops targeted at developing an appreciation of the body's ability to move in different ways. These workshops will allow students to engage with a variety of dance genres such as Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Musical theatre. They will explore new approaches to choreographing movement via innovative creative problem solving methods, whilst also developing technical skills by learning teacher devised routines. Students will also develop a greater understanding of safe dance practice through warm ups that aim to increase strength, refine body alignment and enhance flexibility and total fitness.

Cost: $25

3 August 2022 (Term 3 Week 4)

This session is a trial for students interested in the Tennis Program of Excellence in 2024.
The day will focus on teamwork and principles of our Tennis Excellence Program. In our first session, players will participate in fast-paced team drills to develop their ability to train under pressure but still work as a group. Our Second Session will see our players teach basic biomechanical principles that we will use in our training sessions during the year. In our final session, we’ll implement match play and fun group games to finish. Students with a passion and experience in Tennis should register their interest.

Cost: $25

3 August 2022 (Term 3 Week 4)

This session is a trial for students interested in the Football Program of Excellence in 2024.
Students will participate in a variety of skill acquisition drills focusing on the core elements of the game as well as experience a strength and conditioning session. The sessions focus on the main attributes that aim to improve strength, mobility, and flexibility that are specific to Football related fitness.

Cost: $25

17 August 2022 (Term 3 Week 6)

This session is a workshop for students interested in trialling for the Music Program of Excellence in 2024.
'Creative Collaborations' begins with students learning a contemporary piece to warm up the group and develop teamwork and encourage collaboration. Students will refine ensemble skills in new small ensemble contexts in a fun workshop tailored to assess students' musicianship and sight-reading skills. After morning tea, visiting students will participate in 'Peer Projects' where specialised CSHS Music Excellence students will mentor visitors as they address technique, expression and best practice around repertoire selection when playing an instrument for leisure. Students will rehearse and develop music alongside an expert musician. This session will include a Q and A with current students around what it is like participating in Music Excellence and Corinda’s band program. Finally, after Lunch, students will be treated to a composition and recording workshop where they will experiment with the Music department’s suite of MacBook Pros.

Cost: $32

17 August 2022 (Term 3 Week 6)

Students will become tech pioneers when they learn how to code their very own micro:bit! Students will discover how these ingenious devices can inspire creativity and refine the computational thinking skills needed in a tech world. They will engage in three projects on the day that will challenge their problem-solving skills and flame their love of coding. Students will take home their own micro:bit kit so that the learning can continue!

Cost: $45

31 August 2022 (Term 3 Week 8)

This session is a workshop for students interested in trialling for the Visual Art Program of Excellence in 2024.
Students will experiment with contemporary art techniques and processes to manipulate a range of materials in a high school art classroom setting. They will solve innovative creative problems to produce an abstract artwork by the end of the day.

Cost: $35

31 August 2022 (Term 3 Week 8)

This session is a workshop for students interested in trialling for the Culinary Program of Excellence in 2024.
Students will participate in a day in the kitchen. The day will involve hands-on activities, teamwork and of course delicious food. If you have a passion for working in a kitchen and designing food products this day is for you.

Cost: $35
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Last reviewed 14 June 2022
Last updated 14 June 2022